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Re: [rtc-linux] Re: [RFC PATCH] Au1xxx on-chip counter-as-RTC driver

To:, Linux-MIPS <>, Kevin Hickey <>, Manuel Lauss <>
Subject: Re: [rtc-linux] Re: [RFC PATCH] Au1xxx on-chip counter-as-RTC driver
From: Alessandro Zummo <>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:59:27 +0100
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Organization: Tower Technologies
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On Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:52:20 +0100
Manuel Lauss <> wrote:

> >  I'd need some feedback from linux-mips, otherwise
> >  I can only Sign-off for the entries in drivers/rtc .  
> I stripped the alchemy board parts away from the patch; they can go in
> through the mips tree at a later time.


> >  Btw why are you using a lock? the rtc class core
> >  already provides his own lock for the ops calls.  
> Didn't know that; I mostly looked at rtc-sh.c for guidance which also
> uses its own locks.

 I think it's due to the interrupt handling in rtc-sh.


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

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